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Remotely control any Mac from your iPhone.   Commercial ($6.99)
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RemoteTap is a fast remote management client for Macs. Watch the screen of any Mac in your local network or over the Internet, and control it's keyboard and mouse, even over a slow mobile connection. It supports displays up to 30" and even Macs with multiple displays.

It comes with a free RemoteTap preferences pane including a special server software for the Mac. This software scales screen images right on the Mac, before they are send to the iPhone. This reduces the amount of bandwidth required to transfer a full screen image to down to 5% of the original size.

NOTE: If you
What's New

Version 2 address and solve the two biggest issues VNC-like applications have on small screen devices: the high amount of scrolling required to navigate around the screen, and the inaccuracy of mouse clicks.

NEW IN VERSION 2 - AUTOFOCUS Tired of scrolling between different windows, alert panels, and menus? Let RemoteTap do the scrolling for you. It automatically focuses on the active window, zooming and scrolling the screen to make it fit. It even remembers the last zoom and scroll values for each window. This also works for menu windows and between different application.

NEW IN VERSION 2 - MAGNIFYING GLASS Tired of trying to position the mouse cursor precisely? Let RemoteTap help you. Touch and hold in RemoteTap and within half a second a magnifying glass will appear showing the area around the mouse position in 4x zoom. Click, double click, or drag within the magnifying glass.

APPLICATION CONTROL VIEW Tired of scrolling around to launch, hide, or quit an application? Let RemoteTap do this work for you. Tap on the "Apps" button, and a list of all running (or all Dock / all installed) applications will transparently overlay the screen. Launch, hide, or quit any application with a single click.

OTHER NEW FEATURES IN VERSION 2:

  • unified mouse mode avoiding switching between mouse and arrow mode
  • full universal plug and play (UPnP) support for router auto configuration
  • detailed setup instructions to both iPhone and Mac software
  • a new application icon

Version 2 address and solve the two biggest issues VNC-like applications have on small screen devices: the high amount of scrolling required to navigate around the screen, and the inaccuracy of mouse clicks.

NEW IN VERSION 2 - AUTOFOCUS Tired of scrolling between different windows, alert panels, and menus? Let RemoteTap do the scrolling for you. It automatically focuses on the active more...

Requirements
iPhone / iPod Touch Mac OS X 10.4

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Downloads:739
Version Downloads:557
Type:Utilities : Network
License:Commercial
Date:30 Jan 2009
Platform:iOS
Price: $6.99
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RemoteTap is a fast remote management client for Macs. Watch the screen of any Mac in your local network or over the Internet, and control it's keyboard and mouse, even over a slow mobile connection. It supports displays up to 30" and even Macs with multiple displays.

It comes with a free RemoteTap preferences pane including a special server software for the Mac. This software scales screen images right on the Mac, before they are send to the iPhone. This reduces the amount of bandwidth required to transfer a full screen image to down to 5% of the original size.

NOTE: If you are unfamiliar with network settings on your Mac, try the free RemoteTapLight first.

NOTE: YOU NEED TO INSTALL THE FREE REMOTETAP PREFERENCES PANE ON THE MAC FIRST BEFORE BEING ABLE TO CONNECT.

RemoteTap includes the following special features:
  • Server screen scaling to reduce required bandwi dth
  • Share displays up to 30" and multiple displays
  • Optional bandwidth limit to reduce mobile fees
  • All views work in portrait and landscape mode
  • Connects in local networks and over the Internet
  • Extended Keyboard including special keys
  • All mouse actions including dragging and right click
  • Auto-discover Macs running RemoteTap
  • Remote wake up


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